Entries by mcorley

Selling eBooks with Print Option

One of the most common product types that WP EasyCart users like to sell are eBooks. When selling eBooks, many want to offer their customers the choice to buy the eBook, the print version, or both and want to do so without creating three different products. Thanks to our latest product options this is easily […]

Custom Store Post Template

The WP EasyCart can leverage the WordPress option “custom post types” to help with the linking of your products, categories, menus, and manufacturers. Using this feature, we are able to create links like http://yoursite.com/store/mens-beanie, rather than http://yoursite.com/store/?model_number=abc123. This option is enabled in the EasyCart system by going to your WordPress Admin -> EasyCart Admin -> Store […]

Custom Payment Gateway Integration

We have had a huge demand for adding a custom payment integration to your own EasyCart install and it is finally here. Starting with the release of version 3.0.19, you can add a live payment gateway that is customized by you, the programmer! Fair warning to those who are not familiar with PHP, this may […]

GoDaddy Shared Hosting Now an Issue

Hosted Through GoDaddy’s Inexpensive Shared Hosting Plan? Hosting on GoDaddy and seen this lately: “Returned Fault: NetConnection.Call.Failed”? You’re not alone… As of sometime around July 22, 2014, GoDaddy has implemented what are called “Phase 2 mod_security rules”. These rules are extreme and, according to GoDaddy, necessary to preventing brute force attacks on their WordPress installs. […]

Remove Contact First and Last Name in Cart

We get a lot of requests on how to remove the first and last name from the contact information when a user is checkout out for the first time. To do this we need to complete two steps: 1. Hide the two rows of first and last name in the layout file. 2. Remove the […]

How To Securely Process a Credit Card in HTTPS

The only time you are required to secure your store through HTTPS encryption is when you plan to use a live payment gateway to process credit cards directly on your site. To do this, complete the following steps: [checklist] Contact your hosting provider and ask for them to setup an SSL Certificate on your server […]

Matching the Store Page Setting for a Kriesi Theme

If you haven’t already taken a look at the site www.kriesi.at, you should look now. This  site has some of our favorite themes out there and all use the “avia framework” to help you and your client build outstanding content using some really nice visual editing tools. The one problem we run into is that […]

Picking a Payment Gateway

Here at WP EasyCart we deal with payment gateway companies on a daily basis and understand all the pros and cons to each. We consider payment collection as a 3 step decision: Sales Volume – Will you be selling enough to make the lower transaction fee pay? Location – Where is your business located? Not […]